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Preservation Services Manager, Northern New England

Classification: Regular/full-time

Location: Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum and Visitor Center, South Berwick, Maine

Description:  The Preservation Services Manager, Northern New England, represents Historic New England in northern New England, with a focus on the work of managing the organization's preservation easements in Maine, New Hampshire, and parts of Massachusetts. This position serves as the institutional expert regarding the history, legal background, and maintenance chronology of assigned properties enrolled within Historic New England’s Preservation Easement Program and monitors these properties to ensure ongoing compliance with preservation and conservation restrictions. This position responds to public inquiries about preservation easements, cultivates prospective easement properties, and makes internal and public presentations about preservation easements with the goal of growing this program. This position is also responsible for fostering positive relationships with external preservation partners and for serving as local resource for preservation issues within the assigned region of responsibility.

Qualifications: Requires a bachelor’s degree in historic preservation, art history, or architectural history with at least two years of job-related experience. Master’s degree in those fields listed above is preferred. Fully competent computer skills including use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, internet research, and email is required. GIS and CAD experience is preferred. Basic digital photography skills are required. This position requires regular travel to locations throughout New England. A valid driver’s license, a means of transportation, and ability to drive are requirements of the position.

Applications: Please send resume and cover letter to, or mail to Historic New England, 151 Essex Street, Haverhill, MA 01832 Attn: Human Resources.

Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, or sexual orientation. People of color are encouraged to apply.

Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday, and health and wellness benefit packages.

Preservation Services Manager, Northern New England